RW 2037-286

Electric Lap Steel

Weissenborn Style 3 inspired electric lap steel guitar

Featuring the perfect proportions of the iconic Weissenborn shape and traditional appointments in a modern lap steel crafted with cutting edge guitar construction techniques.

This guitar is currently available.

3200 AUD
2370 USD, 2000 EUR, 1710 GBP

Includes standard shipping worldwide.

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Features & Specs

  • Body Tonewood Silver Quandong
  • Top Figured Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Fretboard Figured Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Binding Rope
  • Neck Pickup Seymour Duncan '59 Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup Seymour Duncan '59 Trembucker
  • Bridge Schroeder Nickel TL
  • Tuning Machines Replica 1920s Waverley-style
  • Controls CTS Volume & Tone, Orange capacitor, Switchcraft 3-way toggle switch
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Notes from the luthier

Until now these electric guitars have been built in limited runs and only available as custom ordered instruments. It's a joy to finally be able to release one of these guitars for purchase without the customary 6+ month wait.

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Testimonials & Artists

"Richard Wilson is making next level Weissenborn style guitars."

Ben Harper

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"I'm completely blown away by the incredibly clear overtones and the sustain is unlike anything else..."

Jacob Raagaard

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"I love the complex mids of the guitar."

Brendon Love (The Teskey Brothers)

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Jacob Raagaard performing on a Tasmanian Blackwood Style 3.

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Standard Specifications

Tonewoods Solid, Quartersawn, Air Dried
Construction Three-piece with neck-through body
Tone Chambers 70+ "honeycomb" body chambers
Scale Length 25" (635mm)
Length 36" (920mm)
Pickups Seymour Duncan '59 Humbuckers
(other options available)
Controls CTS Volume & Tone
Orange capacitor
Switchcraft 3-way toggle switch
Top Highly Figured Tasmanian Blackwood or Hawaiian Koa
Bridge Weissenborn-style or Schroeder TL
String Spacing 1.6" (40.5mm) Nut
2.125" (54mm) Satdle
Tuning Machines Replica 1920s Waverley Style
Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl, stone
Finish Satin lacquer

Each guitar is individually handcrafted by Richard Wilson; some specifications can differ for aesthetic, tonal or structural reasons.

Left-handed, short scale and custom variations available on request.

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These guitars are in stock and available for immediate delivery worldwide.

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Ordering

Guitars in stock can be ordered directly from our website. Alternatively contact us to place a custom or stocked guitar order. PayPal and all major credit cards are accepted.

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Free Shipping

Free shipping anywhere in the world is included with all guitars. Shipping to most destinations takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Express shipping or courier delivery available on request.

Returns & Warranty

All stocked guitars are covered by a no-questions asked 7 day return policy.

Guitars are backed by a full warranty for satisfaction and peace of mind.

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Testimonials